[This is a guest post by Jamie Cheng from Digital Alpha Agency] According to the National Environment Agency (NEA), every year Singaporeans generate approximately 7 million tonnes of solid waste. Much of this waste is salvageable – either through proper recycling or through redistribution. (more…)
What new developments are coming to your area? How will these developments affect the way you live and work? What changes would you like to see in your local environment? These are all things URA’s Draft Master Plan 2019 attempts to address. (more…)
A couple years ago, I participated in a poverty simulation by Etch Empathy. Here are some lessons I learned, and some reasons why I would recommend such a simulation for you, your family, and your friends to experience. (more…)
Some of the top reasons people cite for travelling is for “personal growth”, “cultural exploration” and “to find themselves”. But what most people end up doing is sight-seeing the usual tourist attractions, eating out every day, relaxing, getting massages, or filling their days with curated/planned itineraries from tour agencies or TripAdvisor. I confess; I’ve been on these types of “standard” holidays. And other than indulging and escaping, there’s not much soul-searching or personal growth going on (at least not for me). So I decided to go on a different kind of trip.
When you own a home, something will eventually break and need repairing or replacing. For major issues, HDB often requires that you hire a licensed contractor to perform the work. But for minor issues, you can save a lot of money and learn valuable skills by doing it yourself.